Spurs confirm milestone at new stadium is complete

Tottenham Hotspur Stadium
Dom Le Roy

Tottenham Hotspur have confirmed that the installation of the new grass pitch at the new stadium has been completed.

Work started on laying the new surface two days ago and the project has taken a big step towards completion with work finished on the turf earlier today.

The turf had been prepared in the Netherlands and was being brought to the UK in 23 refrigerated lorries over the course of three days.

The football surface will be wheeled in in three sections, on palates moved by 168 wheels.

Each of the three 3,000-tonne sections have 33 turf trays on, fitted in what Spurs hope will be a seamless join between segments.

The process is automatic, meaning the groundsman can call in the pitch with the touch of a button

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